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Counselor Webinars

2016-17 Counselor Webinar Series

We’re offering a series of free webinars that connect school counselors with timely and pertinent information on how to advance students’ college readiness.

This series also is a prime source for updates and information on the Advanced Placement Program, the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, the SAT Suite of Assessments, and Official SAT Practice.

Earn Continuing Education Credit (CEU)

The College Board is authorized by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) to offer IACET CEUs for its professional webinars. We will continue offering CEUs for our live webinars and, starting in the fall of 2016, there will be CEUs available for our on-demand webinars.

Boost Online Counselor Community

You can also join our Boost online counselor community to access tools, find resources, view past webinar recordings, and join live scheduled chats with experts in the field of education and college access. 

The webinar recordings on the Boost online community are not CEU Eligible.

 

To receive CEU credit for live webinars, participants must complete the webinar registration, attend the entire event for which they registered, and show mastery of the online session’s learning outcomes by taking a short quiz.

Topics

Webinars marked with an asterisk (*) are presented in partnership with the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).

All live webinar times are ET.

Date/Time

Topic (Click title to register)

College Board Updates
Get critical updates on College Board programs (such as SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT® and AP®) for the 2016–2017 school year. Each of the updates is identical in content.

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Wednesday, Sept. 7
1–2 p.m.

College Board Workshop Updates (Experienced Counselors)

Tuesday, Sept. 13
1–2:30 p.m.

College Board Workshop Updates (Newer Counselors: Two years or less)

Thursday, Sept. 15
1–2 p.m.

College Board Workshop Updates (Experienced Counselors)

Tuesday, Sept. 20
1–2 p.m.

College Board Workshop Updates (Experienced Counselors)

Wednesday, Sept. 28
1–2:30 p.m.

College Board Workshop Updates (Newer Counselors: Two years or less)

Wednesday, Oct. 5
1–2 p.m.

College Board Workshop Updates (Experienced Counselors)

Counselors and the SAT® Suite of Assessments
Find out how the College Board Readiness and Success System, the SAT Suite of Assessments, and Official SAT Practice on khanacademy.org can connect your students to college and career readiness.

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Monday, Sept. 12
1–2 p.m.

Getting Ready for the SAT Suite of Assessments

Tuesday, Nov. 8
1–2 p.m.

PSAT/NMSQT Score Report

Tuesday, Dec. 13
1–2 p.m.

Creating Personalized SAT Practice Using Khan Academy

Thursday, Jan. 5
1–2 p.m.

The College Board Accommodations Request Process

Wednesday, Jan. 18
1–2 p.m.

The SAT Suite of Assessments and Career Exploration

Tuesday, March 14
1–2 p.m.

SAT Scoring Portal (Student and Educator): Juniors and the SAT

Academic Success
Find out more about programs that promote students’ academic success and ensure access to a variety of college and career options.

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Thursday, Oct. 13
1–2 p.m.

Best Practices for a Successful AP Program

Wednesday, Nov. 16
1–2 p.m.

Expanding/Strengthening Your School’s AP Program

Thursday, Dec. 1
1–2 p.m.

Attracting a Diverse Student Population to Computer Science and STEM Courses

Tuesday, Jan. 31
1–2 p.m.

Using AP Potential™ to Assist in Academic Planning and Student Course Selection

Thursday, Feb. 23
2–3 p.m.

Assist Student-Athletes and Their Families Using the New NCAA Eligibility Center

College Admission and Transition
Gain new perspectives on the college admission process and proven strategies for successful student transition to postsecondary education.

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Wednesday, Sept. 14
3–4 p.m.

The Coalition

Friday, Sept. 30
2–3 p.m.

Preparing Students for the Changing Landscape of Highly Competitive Public University Admission

Tuesday, Oct. 11
3–4 p.m.

To Disclose or Not To Disclose, That Is the Question

Tuesday, Oct. 25
2–3
 p.m.

Learn, Explore, Grow, Focus, Apply: Helping High Sschool Students Navigate The Common Application

College Exploration
Discover strategies to help students make informed decisions about selecting a college and choosing a major.

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Tuesday, April 4
1–2 p.m.

Understanding Community College Opportunities and Strategies for Student Transition and Success

Tuesday, April 11
1–2 p.m.

Early College Counseling: Dos, Don’ts, and Strategies for Success

Thursday, April 27
1–2 p.m.

The Steps to Communicating the College Process to the Over-Involved Parent

College Financial Planning
Explore resources and innovative practices to help students and families understand college costs and financial aid.

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Wednesday, Aug. 31
2–3 p.m.

*Ethics and the Early FAFSA

Thursday, Sept. 8
1–2 p.m.

Planning for Changes Coming with 2017-18 FAFSA

Thursday, Oct. 6
1–2 p.m.

The CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE Application

Thursday, Nov. 17
2–3 p.m.

The 2017–18 FAFSA: What School Counselors Need to Know

Thursday, Jan. 12
1–2 p.m.

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE — Understanding Institutional Methodology

Wednesday, Jan. 25
1–2 p.m.

Assisting Undocumented/DACA Students Through the Financial Aid Process

Counselor Leadership
Enhance your comprehensive school counseling program by effectively using data and other resources to advance student college and career readiness.

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Tuesday, Aug. 23
2–3 p.m.

Promoting Counselor Effectiveness Through Research and Data

Thursday, Feb. 2
1–2 p.m.

ASCA National School Counselor of the Year

Thursday, March 23
1–2 p.m.

ASCA National Model I

Middle School
Set up middle school-level counseling programs that emphasize the important part high school plays in college readiness.

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Tuesday, March 28
1–2 p.m.

Preparing Middle School Students for NCAA Eligibility

Tuesday, April 25
1–2 p.m.

Using the Common Application to Enhance Middle School Success

 

This year there will be Continuing Education Units available for our on-demand webinars. To receive CEU credit you must complete the webinar registration, watch the recorded video of the entire webinar, and show mastery of the online session’s learning outcomes by taking a quiz. Click CEU in the table below to begin earning CEUs:

You can now download past CEU certificates, see your quiz results, and track your progress as you complete this year’s on-demand webinars. Access your CEU progress.

 

Date Recorded

Click to Begin Earning CEU’s

Click to Only Watch Webinar Recordings

Creating a Middle School to High School Transition Program

June 9, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

Undergraduate College Career Centers

June 7, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

College Awareness for Middle School Counselors

May 26, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

Avoiding Summer Melt

May 17, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

Successful Principal-Counselor Teams

April 28, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

Integrating AP Courses into CTE Programs of Study

April 5, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

Financial Aid for Middle-Income Families

March 1, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

Building Your Leadership Skills

February 17, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

College Readiness: Exploring Minority Serving Institutions

January 21, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

How to Help Low-Income Students Manage College Costs

January 19, 2016

CEU

Non-CEU

College Goal Sunday and FAFSA Completion Resources

December 16, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU

Searching for Scholarships

November 19, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU

Financial Literacy: Concepts and Resources to Help Families Make the Best Financial Decisions

November 18, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU

The College Board and Roadtrip Nation Presents, Why Not Us?

October 27, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU

Preparing Students for the College Application Essay

October 13, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU

Letters of Recommendation: Effective Strategies for Selective College Admission

October 8, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU

Fee Waiver 101 (PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, College Application)

September 22, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU

The College Application Process: Quality Over Quantity

September 9, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU

Reinvigorate Your College Counseling Program

September 3, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU

Becoming a Data Expert and Change Agent for Your School

August 25, 2015

CEU

Non-CEU